University of Pretoria Scholarships for Masters 2022

The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria now offers a LLM/MPhil (Sexual & Reproductive Rights in Africa) degree.

Application Deadline: 15th June 2021

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be taken at (country): University of Pretoria, South Africa

About the Award: The Masters in Sexual & Reproductive Rights in Africa is a two-year programme and is offered as a blended learning course comprising of online interaction and residential block-weeks in Pretoria. Two contact sessions will be scheduled every year (four contact sessions over the period of two years).

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Type: Masters (LLM, MPhil)


  • The LLM degree is open to individuals with a LLB degree or equivalent.
  • The MPhil degree is open to non-lawyers with at least an honours degree in an academic discipline relevant to sexual and reproductive rights in AfricaOR any other qualification in an academic discipline relevant to sexual and reproductive rights in Africa that allows admission to a master’s programme at the institution where the undergraduate qualification was obtained. If that qualificatio has duration of less than 4 years, substantial proven practical or professional experience in sexual and reproductive rights in Africa, subject to the discretion of the Dean, is further required.
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Applicants must have excellent academic credentials and demonstrate human rights experience or interest. A maximum of fifteen students will be accepted for the 2021 academic year.

Number of Awards: up to 15

Value of Program: scholarships of up to US$15000,  funded by the European Union are available.

Duration of Programme: 2 years

How to Apply:

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All the holders of non-South African Degree Certificates are encouraged to evaluate their qualifications with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).


It is important to visit the Program Webpage for application instructions before applying

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